We took a walk west of 8th Avenue yesterday. The city is on the move. Have a read about renovations at Grand Central Terminal, updates on what’s happening this winter at Bryant Park, and fine dining with new revelers in Times Square. Times they are a-changing…

Quick quiz before you read our story. Dolly Varden is Hell’s Kitchen’s newest bar, it opens tonight. So… is Dolly Varden?

  1. A play on Dolly Parton
  2. A type of dress
  3. An Alaskan Trout
  4. A famous New York train car
  5. A character in a Charles Dickens novel

Read on for answers…


What We’ve Been Reading

Outdoor dining is serving up a whole menu of noise issues for those who live close to restaurants. Here’s how to cope. (Brick Underground)

The majority of crosswalks in NYC break laws protecting people with disabilities and fail pedestrians who are blind or have low vision, a judge rules. (Brooklyn Eagle)

Where New York went wrong at the start of the pandemic. (Financial Times)

Bad news, car fans – the 2021 New York Auto Show has been moved to later next year. (MSN)

History shows it’s good to listen to the kids in times of crisis… (New York Almanac)


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